Eastern Europe: Affordability ‘biggest barrier’ to recruiting new drinkers

For all the political chill in the air, Russian demand for international spirits appears to be undimmed, and Poland is positively thriving. However, pricing remains an issue when it comes to recruiting new consumers

Cognac producers combat climate change

Climate change is having a noticeable effect on Cognac as untimely frosts and freak hailstorms batter the region. The Spirits Business delves into what producers are doing to tackle Mother Nature’s unpredictability.

Vodka brands on taking an alternative approach to flavour

The days of sickly-sweet flavoured vodka are behind us. Now, brands are looking to impart flavour with ‘real’ ingredients – and taking inspiration from the resurgent gin category

How the amended Scotch rules impact the industry

Having come under pressure from producers, the Scotch Whisky Association has expanded the types of casks the liquid can be matured in. The Spirits Business discovers how the industry has reacted to the change

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